4/8 Upgrades, Downgrades

UPGRADES

Fox-Pitt upgrades Centex (CTX) to IN LINE
Friedman Billings upgrades Websense (WBSN) to OUTPERFORM
HSBC upgrades Royal Gold (RGLD) to NEUTRAL
Capital One Southcoast upgrades Quicksilver Resources (KWK) to ADD
Broadpoint.AmTech upgrades Juniper Networks (JNPR) to BUY
Buckingham Research upgrades American Eagle (AEO) to ACCUMULATE
SunTrust upgrades Portfolio Recovery Associates Inc. (PRAA) to BUY
Goldman Sachs upgrades Daimler AG (DAI) to BUY
J.P. Morgan upgrades Lihir Gold (LIHR) to OVERWEIGHT
J.P. Morgan upgrades Western Digital (WDC) to NEUTRALL
J.P. Morgan upgrades Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) to NEUTRAL
JP Morgan upgrades Goodyear (GT) and Cooper Tire & Rubber (CTB) to OVERWEIGHT
KeyBanc upgrades Ruby Tuesday (RT) to BUY

DOWNGRADES

Friedman Billings downgrades Raymond James (RJF) to UNDERPERFORM
Raymond James downgrades Centennial Communications (CYCL) to UNDERPERFORM
Longbow downgrades Mohawk (MHK) to SELL
Piper Jaffray downgrades Investment Tech Group (ITG) to NEUTRAL
UBS downgrades Petrobras (PBR) to NEUTRAL
B. Riley downgrades American Eagle (AEO) to NEUTRAL
Needham downgrades Silicon Motion Tech. (SIMO) to HOLD
Wedbush Morgan downgrades Omniture (OMTR) to SELL
Credit Suisse downgrades TAM S.A. (TAM) to NEUTRAL
Credit Suisse downgrades GOL Linhas Areas Inteligentes S.A. (GOL) to NEUTRAL
SunTrust downgrades NMT Medical (NMTI) to NEUTRAL
UBS downgrades China Petroleum & Chemical (SNP) to NEUTRAL
Soleil Securities downgrades Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) to SELL
Wunderlich Securities downgrades Oceaneering International (OII) to HOLD
Wachovia downgrades Spectra Energy (SE) to MARKET PERFORM
Bank of America downgrades State Street (STT) to NEUTRAL
Credit Suisse downgrades CarMax (KMX) to UNDERPERFORM
Bernstein downgrades Deutsche Bank (DB) to MARKET PERFORM
Jefferies & Co downgrades BigBand Networks (BBND) to UNDERPERFORM
Baird downgrades Garmin (GRMN) to NEUTRAL
Bank of America downgrades Expedia (EXPE) to NEUTRAL
UBS downgrades CNOOC Limited (CEO) to SELL
UBS downgrades ConocoPhillips (COP) to NEUTRAL
J.P. Morgan downgrades Allianz (AZ) to NEUTRAL
J.P. Morgan downgrades Barrick Gold (ABX) to NEUTRAL
Credit Suisse downgrades Waddell & Reed (WDR) to NEUTRAL
J.P. Morgan downgrades Seagate Technology (STX) to NEUTRAL
J.P. Morgan downgrades Emulex (ELX) to UNDERWEIGHT
Deutsche Bank downgrades Telefonica (TEF) to HOLD

CREDIT RATING:

Moody’s downgraded the insurance financial strength rating of National Indemnity Company to Aa1 from Aaa and the long-term issuer rating of its ultimate parent, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. to Aa2 from Aaa

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